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Education Foundation & Alumni Information


Help us reach our goal of 100 monthly contributors to the Chieftain Fund!  Supporting Tonganoxie students is easy -- just click Tonganoxie Chieftain  Fund above to print a donation form.  Your donation will be used for teacher grants (more than $61,000 awarded so far), classroom equipment, scholarships and more!  Sign up to give $10 a month and encourage your classmates to do the same -- giving a little adds up fast!  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization so contributions are tax deductible.

Please mail completed donation form to Shawna Gilmore, P.O. Box 219, Tonganoxie, Kansas 66086, or scan/e-mail them to her at shawnag@firststateks.com.

Thanks to these Chieftain Fund contributors for their monthly donations:  Bill Altman, Ted and Kris Grinter, Joe and Debbie Shoemaker Krivjansky, Ken Mark, Ben and Natalie Robbins, Finney and Marilyn Robbins, Jim and Zila Welsh, and Roger and
 Jilinda New White.

Reunion News!
Is your class planning a reunion?  E-mail the Foundation tonganoxieeducationfoundation@gmail.com with your reunion info to have it posted here. Also, check out the Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation or Tonganoxie High School Alumni Facebook page and post your information there as well.  Thank you!

Alumni Database
The USD 464 Education Foundation wants to hear from you!  Please check out our Facebook page at Tonganoxie USD 464 Education Foundation or please e-mail us at tonganoxieeducationfoundation@gmail.com to be included in the alumni database. Please provide your name (including maiden name, if applicable), year of graduation, mailing address, and e-mail address.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Chieftain Remembrance Walk

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‚Äč A very special area greets visitors at Tonganoxie High School.  The Chieftain Remembrance Walk is a courtyard at the gymnasium entrance that includes bricks to honor  a graduate, family member, or beloved teacher or coach.  Families have purchased bricks to honor four generations of THS grads.  In the center of the courtyard is a "T,"  which includes bricks to honor deceased students, teachers, staff members, board members or administrators of the Tonganoxie School District.  Bricks are inscribed  with  honorees' names and special sentiments.  Each brick is $50, of which $25 is tax deductible. For more information on ordering a brick or to order  (attach the following form - Brick Order Form) to tonganoxieeducationfoundation@gmail.com and a board representative will contact you.

USD 464 Education Foundation
The Education Foundation supports the mission of USD 464 which is "to provide each student with a positive and personalized educational experience which empowers them to achieve high levels of success in all endeavors, make responsible choices and become positive contributors to society." Great things are happening in Tonganoxie schools and today's students are aiming for excellence! Your donations support activities like grants to teachers for classroom instruction, district-wide projects for student enrichment and scholarships for graduating seniors. More than $45,500 has been awarded to Tonganoxie teachers through the grant program! 

Please consider making a donation to the Foundation through a one-time or annual gift or through deferred giving such as life insurance, annuities, stock, etc. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization so contributions are tax deductible. Please mail contributions to Shawna Gilmore, P.O. Box 219, Tonganoxie, Kansas 66086. For more information or to make arrangements for deferred giving, please email us at tonganoxieeducationfoundation@gmail.com Thank you!


More ways to Contribute!!!

We have partnered with Amazon Prime to give you more ways to contribute to the USD 464 Education Foundation at NO COST to you! 

When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Foundation.
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.
You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select USD 464 Education Foundation to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.  Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.